A woman is dead after a hit-and-run in Oxon Hill, Maryland, authorities say.
Police were called to a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 210 at Audrey Lane at 2:40 a.m. Sunday. At the scene, officers found a woman who had been struck by a car in the middle of the highway, Prince George's County police said in a statement.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not immediately identified.
Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed the woman. Information on the driver's car was not immediately released.
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Lanes were closed for eight hours during the crash investigation. Investigators are still working to determine a cause of the crash.
In February, News4 reported advocates were calling for more safety measures along the roadway to help prevent deadly crashes. In the past decade, there have been more than 45 deaths from the Charles County line to the Beltway.